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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Galion Building Inspector Announces Retirement

Bob Johnston

Bob Johnston has announced his retirement as the Galion building inspector after a total of 30 years in public service. He served as building inspector for the last five years, handling all residential permits and inspections, zoning code enforcement, nui...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Service Department Head Passes Away

Al

The City of Galion regrets to announce the passing of Al Baker, 59, early on Thursday, July 26. He served as superintendent of the Galion Service Department since 2014, which handles maintenance for streets, waterlines, sewer lines, and city parks. We app...

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City News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Information About the Veteran Banners

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We have been receiving questions regarding the veteran banners currently being displayed on the street lights lining Harding Way. 

The project was facilitated by the Galion Historical Society. The community was invited to sign up a local veteran (...

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Banner List City News
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Building Permits Temporarily Handled By Mayor's Office

The city building inspector retired July 6. Temporarily, residents in need of permits or who have questions about zoning/code enforcement should contact the Mayor’s Office.

You may call 419-468-1857 or stop by 301 Harding Way East (front section ...

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Permits Page City News
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Residential Paving Begins Next Week

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Weather permitting, Iberia Earthworm Construction will begin paving of several residential streets on July 11. Streets are selected based on both the pavement condition and traffic volume. 

This year’s streets to receive paving are:

  • Atwood Street -...
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Paving Map City News
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Don't Blow Grass into Streets

The City of Galion greatly appreciates all residents who make an effort to mow and maintain their lawns. However, we would like to remind residents that it is prohibited to blow or sweep grass clippings into public streets and sidewalks. This is because g...

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2018

2017 Consumer Confidence Report Available

The 2017 Consumer Confidence Report for drinking water supplied by the City of Galion is now available. The report is available on the city website by clicking here, or hard copies may be obtained at the City Building, 301 Harding Way East, or the Utility...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

54 Nuisance Properties and Counting

The city currently has 54 nuisance properties on the mowing list. Property owners are given 5 days after receiving a violation notice to mow, otherwise the city pays to have it mowed and puts a lien on the property. 

To report a property that has ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

City Reminds Residents of Property Maintenance Regulations

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Spring is here, and so is mowing season. The City of Galion reminds all residents to keep their lawns maintained.

Chapter 559.01 of the City Codified Ordinances outlines the requirements for the cutting of weeds and grass. Owners of parcels within the city...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Shade Canopies Installed at Splash Park

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Two shade canopies were added to the Splash Park this week to provide visitors with much needed relief from the sun.

The Service Department welded the canopy frames and Galion Canvas Products supplied the shade material, which is UV resistant. One canopy i...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Police Seize 122 Grams of Marihuana

On June 28, 2018, the Galion Police Department executed a drug-related search warrant at 231 Grove Ave., as part of an ongoing drug investigation. A search of the residence yielded approximately 122 grams of marihuana, money, and drug paraphernalia. Assis...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Budget Plan Sign-up Through Aug. 31

Utility customers may sign up for a Budget Plan by Aug. 31. This allows you to pay the same amount on your bill each month. August is the settle up month; if there is a difference between your total electric usage and what you actually paid, then you are ...

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Utility Office
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Appliance Recycling Rebate Increased through Aug. 31

Efficiency Smart is offering an increased rebate for recycling old refrigerators and freezers. Galion electric customers can receive up to $60 for an appliance through Aug. 31. 

Restrictions:

  • Appliance must be in working condition and between 10 to...
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